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The New Yorker, May 14th 2012 (Nick Paumgarten, Michael Specter, James Surowiecki) | [Nick Paumgarten, Michael Specter, James Surowiecki]

The New Yorker, May 14th 2012 (Nick Paumgarten, Michael Specter, James Surowiecki)

"Six More Months", by George Packer; "Afterlife", by Christopher Heaney; "Invisible Hand, Greased Palm", by James Surowiecki; "Here’s Looking at You", by Nick Paumgarten; "The Climate Fixers", by Michael Specter; and "Double Lives", by Anthony Lane.
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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:

COMMENT
"Six More Months", by George Packer: What can Obama and Romney say?

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Afterlife", by Christopher Heaney: Transporting Albert Einstein’s brain.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Invisible Hand, Greased Palm", by James Surowiecki: The battle against global corruption.

THE WORLD OF SURVEILLANE
"Here’s Looking at You", by Nick Paumgarten: Invasion of the drones.

ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"The Climate Fixers", by Michael Specter: Can geoengineering curb global warming.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Double Lives", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Avengers and Headhunters.

Listen to Headhunters by Jo Nesbo.

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